Side Effects

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Incidence not known

  1. Agitation
  2. chest pain or discomfort
  3. confusion
  4. decreased urine output
  5. depression
  6. difficulty with speaking
  7. dizziness
  8. double vision
  9. headache
  10. hostility
  11. inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  12. inability to speak
  13. irritability
  14. lethargy
  15. muscle twitching
  16. nausea
  17. pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  18. rapid weight gain
  19. seizures
  20. shortness of breath
  21. slow speech
  22. sweating
  23. swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  24. unusual tiredness or weakness
  25. vomiting

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

  1. Chills
  2. cough
  3. diarrhea
  4. fever
  5. general feeling of discomfort or illness
  6. joint pain
  7. loss of appetite
  8. muscle aches and pains
  9. runny nose
  10. shivering
  11. sore throat
  12. trouble sleeping

Less common

  1. Heartburn

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.